AMX Mouse

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AMX Mouse
Connects to
Common manufacturersAdvanced Memory Systems
Introduced1985; 34 years ago (1985)
Typecomputer mouse

AMX Mouse was a 1985 computer mouse sold by the British company Advanced Memory Systems.[1] The 3 button mouse was sold with a dedicated interface, and usually with some accompanying software such as AMX Art, AMX Pagemaker, AMX Palette, AMX Control and Icon Designer.[2]

Market[edit]

It was targeted at the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and BBC micro[3] market, popular home computers at the time. As such, it allowed modern user interfaces to be present in common household machines.

It was compatible with art software such as OCP Advanced Art Studio[4] or Max Desktop.[5] The game Starglider is also listed as being compatible.[6]

Other software[edit]

Other available software from the manufacturer was:[3]

  • AMX 3D Zicon which took 3D vector drawings and convert to AMX Art format. Also sketch in 2D and convert to 3D.
  • AMX Database which was a 1000 record database with a graphical front end
  • AMX XAM which created multiple choice exams which could pictures from AMX Art
  • AMX Paintpot which colour pictures produced with AMX Art

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AMX Mouse - World of Spectrum". worldofspectrum.org. Archived from the original on 2017-09-20. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  2. ^ "CRASH 27 - AMX Mouse". crashonline.org.uk. Archived from the original on 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  3. ^ a b "Chris's Acorns: Advanced Memory Systems AMX Mouse". chrisacorns.computinghistory.org.uk. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  4. ^ "Advanced Art Studio - World of Spectrum". worldofspectrum.org. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  5. ^ "Max Desktop - World of Spectrum". worldofspectrum.org. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  6. ^ "Input Devices Supported : AMX Mouse". MobyGames. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2018-03-29.